New York City in History (Part 13)

Historical Events


Famous Birthdays

Birthdays 1201 - 1,300 of 1,829

  • 1945-05-07 Robin Strasser, American actress (Dorian-One Life to Live, Another World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-05-09 Steve Katz, American rock guitarist and vocalist (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-13 Ronald J Grabe, American Col USAF/astronaut (STS 51-J, 30, 42, 57), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-25 Carly Simon, American singer (Anticipation, You're So Vain), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-27 Norma Kamali, American dress designer (Costumes for the Wiz), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-06-28 Jane Harman, American politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from California), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-01 Mike Burstyn, Israeli-American actor (De Mike Bustyn Show), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-05 Jeffrey Kramer, American actor (Ted Stein-Struck by Lightning), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-19 Edwin Schlossberg, American designer, author and husband of Carolyn Kennedy, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-07-20 Betty Burfeindt, American golfer (Women's PGA C'ship 1976), born in NYC, NY
  • 1945-08-30 David Schiff, American composer, born in New York City
  • 1945-09-12 John Mauceri, American conductor (Washington, D.C. Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-09-24 Catherine Burns, American actress (Last Summer, One Life to Live, Catcher), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-13 Karen Akers, American singer (On Stage at Wolf Trap), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJim Palmer

1945-10-15 Jim Palmer, American baseball player (Baltimore Orioles 1965-1984), born in NYC, New York

Baseball Player Jim Palmer
Baseball Player
Jim Palmer
  • 1945-10-29 Melba Moore [Beatrice], American singer and actress (Ellis Island), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-10-30 Henry Winkler, American actor (Fonz-Happy Days, Night Shift), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-05 Peter Pace, 16th Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-08 Arnold Rosner, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2013)
  • 1945-11-11 Vince Martell, American rock guitarist (Vanilla Fudge), born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-11-16 Martine van Hamel, Dutch ballerina (NYC Ballet Co), born in Brussels, Belgium
  • 1945-11-18 Glen Walken, American actor (Leave it to Larry), born in Queens, New York City
  • 1945-12-03 Laura Dean, American choreographer known for her collaborations with composer Steve Reich (Drumming), born in Staten Island, New York
  • 1945-12-23 Donald A. Ritchie, American Historian Emeritus of the United States Senate, born in NYC, New York
  • 1945-12-24 Nicholas Meyer, American writer & director (Star Trek II Wrath of Khan), born in New York City
  • 1946-01-07 Jann S Wenner, American publisher (Rolling Stone), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-01-31 Glynn Turman, American actor (Lew-Peyton Place, Manimal, Centennial), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-02-17 Zina Bethune, American actress (Nurses, Who's That Knocking at My Door), born in NYC, New York (d. 2012)
  • 1946-02-20 (John) J. Geils, American rock guitarist (J Geils Band - "Centerfold"; "Freeze Frame"), born in NYC, New York (d. 2017)
  • 1946-03-13 Yonatan Netanyahu, Israeli soldier who died leading rescue operation Entebbe in Uganda, born in NYC, New York (d. 1976)
  • 1946-03-25 Bonnie Bedelia [Culkin], American actress (Die Hard, Heart Like a Wheel), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-04-06 Danny Kortchmar, American session guitarist, producer and songwriter (James Taylor, Carole King, Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne, Don Henley), born in New York City
  • 1946-04-21 Doug MacLeod, American blues musician (Blues Music Awards' Acoustic Artist of the Year, 2014, 2016 and 2017), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-01 Jerry Weiss, American jazz musician (Blood, Sweat & Tears), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-05-23 Danny Klein, American rock bassist (J Geils Band-Centerfold), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-06-01 Carol Neblett, American soprano (City and Metropolitan Operas, 1969-83), born in Modesto, California (d. 2017)
  • 1946-06-08 Elizabeth A. Lynn, American sci-fi author (Watchtower, Red Hawk), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-06-12 John Steinbeck IV, American journalist, author and son of John Steinbeck, born in New York City

Person of interestDonald Trump

1946-06-14 Donald Trump, 45th US President, real estate tycoon (Trump Towers) and TV personality (The Apprentice), born in NYC, New York

45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality Donald Trump
45th US President, Businessman and TV Personality
Donald Trump
  • 1946-06-14 Ralph McAllister Ingersol II, American newspaper publisher (The New Haven Register), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-07-02 Ron Silver, American actor (Reversal of Fortune, Timecop) and political activist, born in NYC, New York (d. 2009)

Person of interestSylvester Stallone

1946-07-06 Sylvester Stallone, American actor and director (Rocky, Rambo, Cobra), born in NYC, New York

Actor and Director Sylvester Stallone
Actor and Director
Sylvester Stallone
  • 1946-08-16 Lesley Ann Warren, American actress (Cinderella, Mission Impossible), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-08-30 Peggy Lipton [Margaret Ann], American actress (The Mod Squad, Twin Peaks), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-09-15 Oliver Stone, American director (Wall St, Good Morning Vietnam, Platoon), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-09-24 Jerry Donahue, American guitarist and producer (Fairport Convention, The Hellecasters), born in Manhattan, NYC
  • 1946-09-24 Marc Neikrug, American pianist, conductor and composer (Los Alamos), born in New York City
  • 1946-09-26 Christine Todd Whitman, American politician (50th Governor of New Jersey), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-10-25 Peter Lieberson, American composer, born in NYC, New York (d. 2011)
  • 1946-10-30 Andrea Mitchell, American newscaster (NBC-TV, Summer Sunday USA), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-10 Gloria Loring, American actress and singer (Days of our Life), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-15 Carmine Appice, American musician (Have You Heard, Keep on Rolling), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-20 John Spencer, American actor (LA Law, West Wing), born in New York City (d. 2005)

Person of interestDick Wolf

1946-12-20 Dick Wolf, American television series creator (Miami Vice, Law & Order), born in NYC, New York

Crime Drama TV Producer Dick Wolf
Crime Drama TV Producer
Dick Wolf
  • 1946-12-21 Josh Mostel, American actor (Jesus Christ Superstar, Big Daddy), born in NYC, New York
  • 1946-12-24 Brenda Howard, American bisexual activist, born in The Bronx, New York City (d. 2005)
  • 1947-01-17 Jane Elliot, American actress (Baby Boom, Gen Hospital, Knots Landing), born in New York City, New York
  • 1947-01-27 Nedra Telley, American pop and Christian music vocalist (Ronettes - "Be My Baby"), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-02-15 Marisa Berenson, American actress (Barry Lyndon; Death in Vienna; SOB), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-02-18 Eliot Engel, American politician (Rep-D-NY), born in New York City
  • 1947-04-11 Peter Riegert, American actor (Animal House, Crossing Delancey), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestKareem Abdul-Jabbar

1947-04-16 Kareem Abdul-Jabbar [Lew Alcindor], American Basketball Hall of Fame center (6 x NBA champion; NBA Finals MVP 1971, 85; 6 × NBA MVP; 19 × NBA All-Star), born in NYC, New York

  • 1947-04-18 Kathy Acker, American experimental novelist (Blood and Guts in High School), born in NYC, New York (d. 1997)
  • 1947-04-19 Murray Perahia, American pianist (Avery Fischer Prize-1975, Grammy 1988), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-04-20 Andrew Tobias, American journalist and author (The Best Little Boy in the World), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-05-06 Sandra Fisher, American painter, born in New York City (d. 1994)
  • 1947-05-06 Martha Nussbaum, American philosopher, born in New York City
  • 1947-05-24 Robert "Waddy" Wachtel, American session musician, composer and record producer, born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-06-13 Jerrold Nadler, American attorney and politician (Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from New York), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-06-22 Howard Kaylan, American rock and roll musician and writer (The Turtles), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestRichard Lewis

1947-06-29 Richard Lewis, American comedian (Marty Gold-Anything But Love), born in NYC, New York

Comedian Richard Lewis
Comedian
Richard Lewis
  • 1947-07-24 Peter Serkin, American pianist (Tashi), born in NYC, New York (d. 2020)

Person of interestDanielle Steel

1947-08-14 Danielle Steel, American author (Rememberance, Zoya, Star, Daddy), born in New York City, New York

Novelist Danielle Steel
Novelist
Danielle Steel
  • 1947-08-28 Alice Playton, American actress (Who Killed Mary Whats 'er Name), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-09-17 Jeff MacNelly, American Pulitzer Prize winning cartoonist (Shoe), born in NYC, New York (d. 2000)
  • 1947-10-17 Michael McKean, American actor (Laverne & Shirley, Saturday Night Live, Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1947-10-18 Joe Morton, American actor (Hal-Grady, Abel Marsh-Another World), born in NYC, New York

Person of interestJim Steinman

1947-11-01 Jim Steinman, American Grammy Award-winning songwriter and record producer (Bat Out of Hell, Total Eclipse of the Heart), born in NYC, New York

Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer Jim Steinman
Singer-Songwriter and Record Producer
Jim Steinman
  • 1948-02-05 Christopher Guest, American actor (SNL, Heartbeeps, This is Spinal Tap), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-02-12 Raymond Kurzweil, American inventor and author (Kurzweil reading machine, text-to-speech synthesis), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-03-26 Steven Tyler, American rock vocalist (Aerosmith - "Walk This Way"; "Dude Looks Like A Lady"), born in New York City
  • 1948-04-15 Michael Kamen, American composer and arranger (film scores to Brazil and Mr. Holland's Opus; Pink Floyd), born in NYC, New York (d. 2003)

Person of interestNate Archibald

1948-04-18 "Tiny" Nate Archibald, NBA guard (Cincinnati), born in NYC, New York

NBA Point Guard Nate Archibald
NBA Point Guard
Nate Archibald
  • 1948-04-18 Catherine Malfitano, American soprano (Metropolitan Opera), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-06 Richard Cox, American actor (Mark-Executive Suite), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-12 Lindsay Ann Crouse, American actress (Slapshot, Iceman, Places in Heart), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-05-21 Carol Potter, American actress (Beverly Hills 90210, Today's FBI), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-06-13 Joe Roth, American film executive, producer and film director (America's Sweethearts), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-07-12 Walter Egan, American rock vocalist (Not Shy, Fundamental Roll), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-13 Sheila Frazier, American actress (Gloria-Lazarus Syndrome), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-18 Andrea Marcovicci, American actress (Gloria-Berrengers, Fran-Trapper John), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-11-20 Richard Masur, American actor (David-One Day at a Time), born in NYC, New York
  • 1948-12-23 Leslie Moonves, American television executive (CEO and Chairman of CBS), born in New York City
  • 1949-01-12 James Dietz, American rower, born in The Bronx, New York
  • 1949-01-17 Andy Kaufman, American comedian & actor (Latka Gravas-Taxi), born in New York City, New York (d. 1984)
  • 1949-02-03 Arthur Kane, American musician (New York Dolls), born in NYC, New York (d. 2004)
  • 1949-02-08 Brooke Adams, American actress (Cynthia-OK Crackerby, Body Snatchers), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-12 Sara Lane, American actress (Elizabeth Grainger-The Virginian), born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-13 Julia Migenes, American soprano, born in NYC, New York
  • 1949-03-16 Erik Estrada, actor (CHiPs), born in NYC, New York

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Famous Deaths